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Media Disinfo; “Playing Games” with War Deaths. Hyping Death Tolls When Alleged US “Enemies” are Involved

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The reasons for the media's reluctance to delve into such questions lie buried in Iraq. During the U.S. military occupation of Iraq, controversy erupted over conflicting estimates of the numbers of Iraqis killed and details of who killed them. If more ...

Quora Question: Was George Washington's Crossing of the Delaware on Christmas an Act of Terrorism?

Newsweek - ‎6 hours ago‎
I'm speaking both as a veteran of the Iraq War and a high school history teacher, so I assure you, whether or not any individual American historical figure was in fact a terrorist is something I feel equipped to answer. The assumption in this question ...
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Dracut soldier rescues stray Iraq pup

Press Telegraph (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Pentagon Denies Combat Role opt in Iraq After American's Death U.S. actions were "enabling" the mission opt in coordination with the help of Iraq's Kurdish regional government, the executive noted, and they also recovered "important intelligence" about ...

The 1 man who can make our enemies fear us, again - ‎2 hours ago‎
Since 2002 I have served with the Military Spokesperson Unit and have been a spokesperson for the IDF in multiple conflicts, as well as a military analyst on virtually every major media outlet in the U.S. and Western Europe. .... The JV team of ISIS is ...
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L. TODD WOOD: Medvedev, Russia prime minister, says his nation and the West are in a new Cold War

Washington Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
As the West attempts to counter what it sees as threatening Russian military behavior against NATO nations bordering the Russian Federation by increasing NATO assets in the area, Moscow is taking notice.
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Sanction China For Its Support Of North Korea...And So Much More

Forbes - ‎11 hours ago‎
China is also North Korea's biggest “humanitarian” donor, propping up a regime that has mismanaged its economy to the point of causing the famine deaths of between 800,000 and 1.4 million people in the 1990s. China repatriates any escaped North Koreans ...
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US killing more civilians in Iraq, Syria than it acknowledges

USA TODAY - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Yet as the examples below show there has been no honest official estimate of how many civilians the United States has killed in Iraq and Syria. Even if civilian casualties are an inevitable part of a “just” war, the Western public is being fed the ...
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Why Not Being Friends With A War Criminal Like Henry Kissinger Matters

Mintpress News (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
Another former secretary of state she celebrates is Madeleine Albright, and Albright once soberly answered a question about the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iraq, which resulted in the deaths of half of a million children, by saying the price was “worth ...
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The U.S. Military Suffers from Affluenza

Huffington Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
During Ethan Couch's destructive lifetime, has there been an American institution similarly showered with money and praise that has been responsible for the deaths of innocents and inadequately called to account? Is there one that suffers from the ...
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US says Bashar al-Assad is 'deluded' if he believes in military solution to Syrian conflict

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎18 hours ago‎
The US has said the Syrian president is 'deluded' if he believes there is a military solution to the major conflict in his country.
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The International Criminal Court (ICC): When Will Western Leaders be Indicted for War Crimes?

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎11 hours ago‎
He first fled to Libya, then Iraq, then Saudi Arabia. None of the three countries that offered Amin harbour are signatories today to the Rome Statute, but ... The youth league said it instead demanded charges against US President Barack Obama, then ...

More War than Peace

Project Syndicate - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Indeed, the Syrian conflict alone has been enough to change the graph of conflict - and the upward trajectory becomes even steeper when the deaths in Iraq, Yemen, and Libya are included. Those who hailed the ... One is the reluctance of militarily ...

Rethinking Richard Nixon

The Federalist - ‎18 hours ago‎
Adlai Stevenson, dismissed the threat of communism, even after losing China to red revolution; similarly, our own president and his would-be Democratic successors downplay the danger of radical jihadists, despite having lost much of Syria and Iraq to ...

Coming to Terms with Iraq

MWC News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Including the Persian Gulf intervention, the 11 years of sanctions, the no-fly zones, the post-9/11 invasion and and occupation, and the post-occupation bombing, the U.S. government has killed, injured, and maimed several hundreds of thousands of Iraqi ...
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Democratic debate: CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims

CNN - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Sanders, highlighting a series of foreign policy votes she claims he has made during his tenure in Congress that are at odds with many voters' current perception of Sanders as a frequent opponent of military intervention. Sanders said Clinton's claims ...

Another GOP Saturday fight night

KOKI FOX 23 - ‎10 hours ago‎
It traces the Democrat's political rise from a councilman in Newark to the city's mayor to the U.S. Senate through stories about the people he learned from or was inspired by along the way.
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Afghan Forces Face a 'Crisis': Watchdog

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Although the Afghans have fought valiantly, and suffered thousands of casualties, “the information we have suggests that Afghan forces are facing a crisis because they still lack the capability to effectively hold off the insurgency on their own ...

Voices: Mexico weighs legal pot to combat cartels

USA TODAY - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In the six years after former president Felipe Calderón declared war on the cartels, there were a staggering 120,000 homicides in Mexico - nearly double the number of U.S. military deaths in the Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan wars combined. Around 26 ...

Endless US War and Occupation of Afghanistan

RAWA News - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
He systematically violated every major promise made, continuing endless war on Afghanistan Bush began, maintaining permanent occupation - both leaders responsible for millions of deaths, vast destruction, unspeakable human misery, and a nation-state ...
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Sajjan says NATO ministers supportive of Canadian decision on ISIS - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Sajjan said U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland commended Canada for being "forward looking" in its approach to expanded intelligence services.